Category Archives: Online Marketing

Evolving Design in Politics: The Brand of Obama

03-Feb-08

A while back I had a super-secret brief encounter with kind-of sort-of working on a presidential web campaign. While I can’t say much about the experience it made me realize how completely out of the loop politicians are on web, design, brand, and social media. That is all but Senator Barack Obama. This post is [...]

Brand: Once you go Mac…

23-Jan-08

I grew up on Macs. I am a member of an all Apple family and currently live in all Mac Household. My first Mac was a Quadra 605 and I have never owned any sort of Windows machine. My family still holds on to a Flower Power (still running) in our attic. In 2002 I [...]

Discussing The Brand of a Browser

13-Jan-08

I attended a fantastic presentation by Steven Heller hosted by the Art Directors Club of Metro Washington DC on Friday night and he explained that Brand is a fetish… it is when people don’t just identify with something but embrace it. This concept fascinates me especially when it falls in the realm of an a-typical [...]

No Typhoid on the Thule Trail

19-Dec-07

You can still press return to size up the situation , but dying of cholera is much less likely. One of your players may stay behind in Vegas with a cocktail waitress named Starla but no one is going to come down with a case of the measles. Covered wagon? Try a hybrid sedan with [...]

Original Design Gangsta

18-Nov-07

“My clients call me Snoop ’cause my concepts are so high…” [kml_flashembed movie="http://www.youtube.com/v/yJexyQT0l1c" width="425" height="350" wmode="transparent" /] Mad props to Kyle Webster for kick-ass online marketing and self promotion.

Get Out

14-Nov-07

In the last few months (what many are referring to as) the DC “Tech” community has really ramped up. I first started seeing it after Barcamp and since then there has been the addition of lots of interesting events in the DC area and even the online formation of the DC Tech Community on Ning. [...]